A mixture of St. John's wort and sea buckthorn oils regresses endometriotic implants and affects the levels of inflammatory mediators in peritoneal fluid of the rat: A surgically induced endometriosis model


Ilhan M., SÜNTAR İ., DEMİREL M. A. , YEŞİLADA E., KELEŞ H., AKKOL E.

TAIWANESE JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY, vol.55, no.6, pp.786-790, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.tjog.2015.01.006
  • Journal Name: TAIWANESE JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.786-790
  • Keywords: cytokine, experimental endometriosis model, Hippophae rhamnoides (sea buckthorn), Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort), TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, FOLK MEDICINE, HYPERICIN, THERAPY, TURKEY

Abstract

Objective: Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L) and St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum L) are used as an emmenagog and for the treatment of other gyndcological disorders including uterus inflammation and endometriosis. The aim of the present study is to investigate the potential of a mixture of sea buckthorn and St. John's wort oils (HrHp oil) in the treatment of endometriosis.